American Association Daily Recap: August 27, 2019
In this edition of American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for August 27, 2019. There were four games played in the American Association on Tuesday, including the Chicago Dogs hanging on to defeat the St. Paul Saints, and both the Sioux City Explorers and the Kansas City T-Bones were victorious.
Daily Recaps: August 27, 2019
Explorers Batter Canaries, 14-4
The Sioux City Explorers defeated the Sioux Falls Canaries on Tuesday, 14-4. Nate Samson and Sebastian Zawada each homered and drove in three runs. Every player in the Sioux City starting lineup had at least one-hit and scored at least one run scored. Taylor Jordan earned the victory, allowing four runs in 7.2 innings pitched.
Dogs Hang on to Defeat Saints, 11-9
The Chicago Dogs scored six runs in the top of the fourth and three more in the ninth to take a commanding lead, but the St. Paul Saints would battle back before finally falling, 11-9. Victor Roache homered twice for Chicago, driving in four runs as the Dogs avoided the sweep. Jeremy Martinez hit a homerun and drove in three for St. Paul.
Five Run Frame Propels T-Bones, 6-1
The Kansas City T-Bones would score five runs in the top of the sixth to down the Texas AirHogs, 6-1. Christian Correa and Danny Mars each drove in a pair of runs in the decisive frame. Tommy Collier tossed his fourth straight gem, allowing one run in six innings while striking out eight. The victory kept Kansas City one game behind Sioux City for the final playoff spot in the South Division, and moved them two games behind Cleburne for the top spot in the division.
Garcia Homers Twice to Lead Goldeyes
Willy Garcia homered twice and drove in four runs to lead the Winnipeg Goldeyes to a 13-7 victory over the Gary Southshore RailCats. Mitch Lambson had one of his toughest outings of the year, yet still earned the victory. Randy Santiesteban homered and drove in four for Gary.
American Association Notes
The Winnipeg Goldeyes Tyler Marincov extended his hitting streak 14 straight games.
Exercised the 2020 options on the following players: RHP Garrett Alexander, INF Ryan Brett, INF Grant Buck, OF Hunter Clanin, RHP Charlie Gillies, LHP Michael Gunn, OF K.C. Huth, LHP Eudis Idrogo, RHP Stephen Johnson, OF Zach Nehrir, C John Nester, RHP Nefi Ogando, LHP Braden Pearson, OF Angel Reyes, INF Daniel Robertson, INF Angel Rosa, OF Nick Rotola, RHP Bryan Saucedo, RHP Jesus Sanchez, RHP D.J. Sharabi, RHP John Shull, INF Chase Simpson, C Logan Trowbridge, RHP Jared Wilson and RHP Tyler Wilson
Released RHP Luis Diaz
Removed C Luan Chenchen from the active roster and activated C Alfredo Reda from the Disabled List
By Robert Pannier
Featured Image by Ry Tupper Photography